Janet Hepburn

4 August 1864–
Renfrew, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Janet

When Janet Hepburn was born on 4 August 1864, in Renfrew, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, James Hepburn, was 22 and her mother, Elizabeth Pollock, was 23.

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Family Time Line

James Hepburn
1842–1908
Elizabeth Pollock
1841–1893
Margaret Hepburn
1863–
Janet Hepburn
1864–
Elizabeth Pollock Hepburn
1866–1957
Arnot Hepburn
1869–1956
Daniel Pollock Hepburn
1872–1880

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (3)

1868 · The Representation of the people (Scotland) Act 1868
Age 4
The Representation of the People (Scotland) Act 1868 was passed by Parliament and allowed for the creation of seven additional Scottish seats in the House of Commons. Along with the seats, Two University constituencies were created. These each returned one member to Parliament.
1884
Age 20
Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1908
Age 44
London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

English (Durham) and Scottish: habitational name from Hepburn in Chillingham (Northumberland), Hebron (Northumberland), or Hebburn in Jarrow (Durham). The placenames probably all derive from Old English hēah ‘high’ + byrgen ‘burial place, tumulus’. Compare Hebron .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Eborn
Hebron
Heyburn

Sources (1)

  • Janet Hepburn, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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